Eight Volumes of Fantasy

img_5704Utopia // Maryam Najd // Oil on canvas // 2016

In the Groeningemuseum, known for Flemish Primitive Art, is the contemporary exhibition Eight Volumes of Fantasy by artist Maryam Najd. Inspired by the Eight Books written by Sohrab Sepehri, this show provides commentary on the current media coverage of the refugees in comparison to Najd’s perspective of the situation.

img_5710Dead Flowers // Maryam Najd // Oil on canvas // 2016

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Mediterranean blanket 1 // Maryam Najd // Oil on canvas // 2016

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(L) Lady and the man of Sorrows I & Lady and the man of Sorrows II // Maryam Najd // Oil on canvas // 2016 (R) Master Dolorosa and the Man of Sorros // Copy after Simon Marmion // Oil on panel // 1475-1499

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 Monochrome Series No. X-Gold (diptych) // Maryam Najd // Oil on canvas // 2016

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